Dan Mangan is a reporter covering health care for CNBC.com.
Mangan has been a journalist for more than 20 years, most recently as a general assignment/rewrite reporter at the New York Post. In his more than dozen years at The Post, Mangan routinely covered major stories, including the 9/11 terror attacks, the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, the 2008 financial meltdown and a slew of juicy Gotham scandals du jour, among them the personal tribulations of Yankee slugger Alex Rodriguez.
Prior to that, Mangan began his career in his native Connecticut, writing obituaries for The Hour of Norwalk, before moving on to cover business, government and the court systems at The Hour, the Fairfield County Business Journal and The Advocate of Stamford.
A massive dump of data about Medicare reimbursements to physicians raised eyebrows for the millions paid to some doctors, but the data aren't perfect.
Releasing data about Medicare reimbursements to doctors could have led to cost savings in the past, but legal rulings kept it hidden for 35 years.
Philadelphia's high hospital admission rate is being eyed by a new health-care joint venture as an opportunity for profit.
At least 5.4 million people without health insurance have obtained coverage since September—and that number is likely climb in coming weeks.
Informing people about subsidies to help them buy Obamacare plans, plus some in-person nudging and help, drove enrollment higher.